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Karangetang volcano
Stratovolcano 1784 m (5,853 ft)
Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia, 2.78°N / 125.4°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Karangetang volcano eruptions:
1675, 1712, 1825, 1864, 1883, 1886, 1887, 1892, 1899, 1900, 1905, 1921, 1922, 1924, 1926, 1930, 1930, 1935, 1940, 1940, 1941, 1947, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1961, 1961, 1962-62, 1965-67, 1967, 1970-71, 1972-76, 1976-77, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983-88, 1989, 1991-93, 1995, 1996-97, 1998, 1999-2003, 2004-2005. 2008-9, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018-ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Formation of lava domes and pyroclastic flows.
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Karangetang volcano news & updates:

Karangetang volcano (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia) activity update

Thursday Jun 11, 2015 08:38 AM | BY: T

Thermal signal of Karangetang volcano (MIROVA)
Thermal signal of Karangetang volcano (MIROVA)
Activity continues at the volcano with the effusion of a lava flow from the summit vent of the volcano and associated glowing avalanches.
Pyroclastic flows in early May destroyed some houses and prompted the evacuation of more than 100 families in nearby villages.
Previous news
Pyroclastic flow from Karangetang volcano on 7 May 2015 (photo: Agustinus Hari)
Monday, May 11, 2015
An increase in activity occurred during the past days, resulting in dangerous pyroclastic flows that swept 3 km down the steep southern slope of the volcano. ... [more]

Sunday, May 03, 2015
A new eruption that started already on 23 April has been producing lava flows from the summit vent. During the past days, this activity has increased. ... [more]
Glowing avalanches from Karangetang volcano yesterday (photo: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Thursday, Feb 05, 2015
Since 10 Jan 2015, the volcano has been active again. A lava dome is growing at the summit, producing incandescent avalanches. ... [more]
Friday, Oct 24, 2014
A volcanic ash plume at 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude and extending 40 nautical miles to the NW was repoerted by Darwin VAAC Monday morning based on satellite data. This could suggest a small eruption occurred at the volcano. [more]
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014
PVMBG reported that although Karangetang was often covered in fog during 7-14 September, observers occasionally noted white plumes rising at most 150 m from the main crater and Crater II. ... [more]

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